Prof. Agnes Lam (Retired Professor from the University of Hong Kong)
Agnes S. L. Lam retired as Professor from the University of Hong Kong in 2012. Representative works include: Woman to woman and other poems (1997), Water wood pure splendour (2001) and A pond in the sky (2013). Some of her poems have been translated into German, Italian and other languages. In 2008, she was made Honorary Fellow in Writing by the University of Iowa and was awarded the Nosside International Poetry Prize. In 2009, she received a Commendation from the Home Affairs Bureau, Hong Kong SAR Government, in recognition of her outstanding achievements in international arts and cultural activities. Her new book, Becoming poets: The Asian English experience, is in press with Peter Lang.